Impressive ruins of a Cistercian abbey, including its unusually unaltered 12th century church, beautiful vaulted and tile-floored chapter house, and recently re-opened crypt chapel. Situated in a wooded Severn-side setting, not far from the Iron Bridge and Wenlock Priory.
The extensive remains of an Augustinian abbey, including its abbots’ quarters, refectory and cloister. The substantially surviving chapter house has a frontage richly bedecked with 12th and 14th century carving and statuary, and a fine timber roof of around 1500.
Stokesay Castle is quite simply the finest and best preserved fortified medieval manor house in England. Set in peaceful countryside near the Welsh border, the castle, timber-framed gatehouse and parish church form an unforgettably picturesque group.
The tranquil ruins of Wenlock Priory stand in a picturesque setting on the fringe of beautiful Much Wenlock. An Anglo-Saxon monastery was founded here in about 680 by King Merewalh of Mercia, whose abbess daughter Milburge was hailed as a saint.
The Creamery Café is situated in the barn which was used to make Apley Cheese until 1965. We have converted the barn into a beautiful, light & airy space where you can relax and enjoy delicious food & drink.
Our indoor soft playbarn offers adventure, exercise, exploration & excitement for all the children in a safe, clean & stimulating environment. Comfy sofas, delicious coffees, handmade cakes makes it an ideal opportunity for parents to unwind.
Booking is not necessary. Free wifi.
This 15th Century building, once a grammar school, houses an art gallery, tourist information and coffee shop with a pretty courtyard. All year round displays feature events of local and general interest. There is always an interesting selection of art and crafts on sale plus monthly selling art exhibitions.
There are garden centres. And there are garden centres. The all-new Percy Thrower’s, a Wyevale Garden Centre, on Oteley Road Shrewsbury is a garden centre like no other.
Just like Percy, we love nothing better than sharing our enthusiasm for gardens and everything in them.
Percy Thrower’s, a Wyevale Garden Centre, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury
Award winning visitor centre set in the Shropshire Hills. The 30 acre Onny Meadow is right on the doorstep and great to explore. Well sign posted for gentle strolls along the riverside paths, through wild flowers and woodland.
Want a break from the same old rest-stops?
Visit the groundbreaking Percy Thrower’s, Wyevale Garden Centre
Percy Thrower’s, a Wyevale Garden Centre offers a really refreshing change from most stop-over destinations.
The wonderful, live, bird-watching project is open to all ages and all abilities. Come and see the nesting herons on Moscow Island, see the chicks being fed, and fighting for survival. Live video cameras show close-up views right inside the nests.